harare - The Zimbabwean Government has decided to deduct a billion dollars (over 850 million euros) for the construction of a university. The institution is named after 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe, announced the minister of higher education Wednesday.
Robert Gabriel Mugabe University must be built outside of Harare capital. The project is bad at the opposition in the country, according to official figures, more than 90 percent of the population is unemployed. Opposition party MDC ruled that the money could be better spent on educational institutions already in need of money.
'This is a form of populism tarting all logic,' an MDC spokeswoman said. 'This is intended to fight the ego of Mugabe because we know that his government is blut. 'Critics accuse Mugabe, who has been in power for decades, with populist policy the economy to help soap.
The new university must focus on research, but according to Minister Jonathan Moyo, 'revolutionary leadership' will also be taught.